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Shop Completes "dancing" Copper-clad Luxury Apartm

US firm SHoP Architects has completed a pair of skyscrapers that feature copper cladding, bent silhouettes and a skybridge suspended more than 90 metr ...

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The Quest Residence In Swanage

The Quest Residence, Swanage Residence, Residential Development, English Architecture Images The Quest Residence in Swanage Single-Story Home in Dorse ...

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Amazing Indoor Pools

We aren’t all blessed with warm climates, but that doesn’t mean we all have to stay out of the water! The solution" Indoor pools of cour ...

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Art Director’s Cut, June 23

The things our art director, Chris McGee, hated to leave out of the current issue of LAM. order single copies of the print issue from ASLA. Annual ...

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Provincial government ordered to halt demolition at Ontario

Photo credit: Steven Evans Ontario Place Protectors (OPP) has advised that the Ontario Government has agreed to stop demolition at Ontario Place, pend ...

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Rehousing Multiplex How-To Guide announced as semi-finalist

Multiplex (Credit: ReHousing) ReHousing has announced that its website resource, ReHousing.ca has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Canada Mortg ...

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How to pay for repairing the Ontario Science Centre" Le

This article is a follow-up on my previous articles debunking the business case for the Ontario Science Centre’s relocation, analyzing how the ...

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TCLF releases video oral history with late landscape archite

Photo credit: TCLF On Thursday, June 27, 2024, The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) released a video oral history with the late landscape architec ...

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The true cost of repairing the Ontario Science Centre is muc

This article is a follow-up on my previous articles debunking the business case for the Ontario Science Centre’s relocation, analyzing how the ...

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Al Kawthar Educational Centre and Mosque opens in Surrey, B.

Photo courtesy of Stanley Paulus Architect Inc. The Al Kawthar Educational Centre and Mosque by Stanley Paulus Architect Inc. is a two-storey, 20,000 ...

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BC Embodied Carbon Awards Recognize Excellence in Climate-Fr

Large Buildings: North Island College Student Housing, HDR Architecture Members of British Columbia?s zero-carbon buildings community recently came t ...

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14th season of Toronto Society of Architects? Walking Tours

Walking Tour: St. Lawrence (Photo credit: TSA) The 14th season of the Toronto Society of Architects? (TSA) Walking Tours, a popular summer initiativ ...

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CCA launches exhibition and research project addressing risi

Jeet Malhotra, Workers forming a human chain to pour concrete manually at a building site in Chandigarh, India, ca. 1953. Gelatin silver print on pape ...

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Cost of Ontario Science Centre temporary location exceeds co

Ontario Science Centre. Photo by Amanda Large Hot on the heels of the abrupt closure of the Ontario Science on Friday, June 22, 2024 the government?s ...

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TSA issues open letter on Ontario Science Centre closure

The current Ontario Science Centre on Don Mills Road, in Toronto. Photo by BuBZ at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons ...

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Ontario Association of Architects Reveals Landscape Design C

The Grounding Meadow by Ja Architecture Studio, Janet Rosenberg & Studio, MTE Consultants The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has announced th ...

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Research: An innovative connector to boost productivity in p

(Photo credit : Circerb) Off-site construction distinguishes itself from traditional construction by offering shorter project timelines and potential ...

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Recipients of 2024 Atlantic Architectural Design Excellence

The architectural associations of Atlantic Canada have announced the recipients of the 2024 Atlantic Architectural Design Excellence Awards (AADEA). T ...

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Closing science centre unnecessary, says firm of architect w

A general view of the Ontario Science Centre, in Toronto, Friday, May 5, 2023. The firm of the architect who designed the Ontario Science Centre says ...

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mcCallumSather, David T. Fortin Architect and Parkin Archite

Biindigen Team May 2024 The Biindigen Well-Being Centre in Hamilton, Ontario?the new home to De dwa da dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre, Niwasa Ken ...

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Ontario Place Protectors (OPP) seeks injunction against Gove

Photo: Steven Evans Ontario Place Protectors (OPP) is seeking an injunction in Ontario?s Superior Court of Justice to stop the demolition at Ontario ...

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Op ed: Building Queer Space

Place of Pride, Number TEN Architectural Group Queer Space is somewhere we can celebrate the diverse dimensions of queer identity and community ? wher ...

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Ontario Science Centre doesn?t require full closure: A close

Construction fences were erected on Friday, June 21 around the perimeter of the Ontario Science Centre, following a provincial announcement of the Cen ...

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The renaming of universities and campus buildings reflects c

Macklemore?s protest song of the same name. This name recognizes Hind Rajab, a April 11, 2024 These fleeting symbolic name changes follow years of ...

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Diamond Schmitt’s Ingenium Centre to offer public tour

Photo credit: doublespace photography The Ingenium Centre, designed by Diamond Schmitt in a joint venture with KWC Architects, will be offering guided ...

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Recipients of 2024 Governor General?s Medals in Architecture

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts have announced the recipients of the 2024 Governor General?s Me ...

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ROB|ARCH 2024: Beyond Optimization

As the practice of architectural design evolves, digital fabrication has evolved alongside it. Industrial machines once used primarily for monotonous, ...

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The St. Anne?s fire in Toronto highlights the significance o

People gather out front of the burnt-out St. Anne?s Anglican Church during an evening vigil to mourn the loss of the church following a Sunday mornin ...

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WilkinsonEyre, Zeidler, Two Row, Arup and PLANT to design la

Image credit: WilkinsonEyre WilkinsonEyre, with Zeidler Architecture and Two Row Architect, sustainable development and engineering firm Arup and land ...

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Scene: Southwest Ontario RAIC College Fundraiser, June 6, 20

Members of the RAIC?s College recently gathered at the Massey College courtyard for a fundraiser event that raised $36,000 for the RAIC Foundation. O ...

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Toronto ICFF announces 2024 Architecture and Design Program

Photo credit: ICFF The 2024 Architecture and Design program at this year’s Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF), held in Toronto’s ...

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OCAD University Bestows Honorary Doctorate on Siamak Hariri

Photo credit: Hariri Pontarini Architects Architect Siamak Hariri has received an honorary doctorate from OCAD University in recognition of his outst ...

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Arthur Erickson Foundation launches celebrations of AE100 ce

Photo credit: Arthur Erickson Foundation The Erickson family together with the Arthur Erickson Foundation (AEF) have announced the launch of AE100, a ...

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Program Unveiled for International Garden Festival?s 25th An

Pergola, 2024Photo credit: Jérôme Lapierre Architecte The 25th edition of the Reford Gardens International Garden Festival, in Grand-Métis, Quebec ...

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In Memoriam: Fumihiko Maki (1928 – 2024)

Photo courtesy of Fumihiko Maki’s Facebook page Renowned architect Fumihiko Maki passed away on June 6, 2024, at the age of 95. Maki was the wi ...

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National Film Board of Canada re-releases documentary to com

Photo credit: National Film Board of Canada (NFB)   The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has re-released a 1981 documentary about Vancouver arch ...

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Canadian Projects featured among CTBUH Annual Awards winners

  Several Canadian projects are among the winners of this year’s CTBUH Annual Awards. The CTBUH Annual Awards program recognizes projects, ...

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OAA announces three additional winners at Niagara Falls Conf

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) recently hosted its biennial Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, May 23, at the Niagara Falls Conventio ...

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Redesign Unveiled for David Crombie Park in Toronto

Image courtesy of SLA The design for the historic David Crombie Park in downtown Toronto, by Denmark-based SLA and Arcadis, has been unveiled aft ...

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Elsa Lam receives National Magazine Awards’ 2024 B2B L

Canadian Architect editor Elsa Lam is the recipient of this year’s B2B Leadership Award. This award recognizes career achievement in B2B media ...

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Canadian Architecture is in crisis

In January, David Green wrote in Architects Journal about the challenges faced by UK architecture practices. He frames the challenge facing practices ...

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OAA Landscape Design Competition Submissions on Display

The OAA has launched its Landscape Design Competition to revitalize its Toronto headquarters and the submissions are now available for viewers to exp ...

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BMO Centre at Stampede Park Celebrates Grand Opening of Expa

BMO Hero. Image courtesy of CMLC On June 5, 2024, Calgary?s BMO Centre at Stampede Park celebrated the grand opening of its 565,000 sq. ft. expansion, ...

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The future of long-term care: Integrating age-friendly livin

With seniors making up nearly one-fifth of Canada?s population today (Statistics Canada, 2024), there has been tremendous attention of late around age ...

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SvN Architects + Planners joins forces with Hotson Architect

Hotson Architecture led the design around District Flats at the Southlands community, a transit-oriented development at 48th and Cambie Street in Vanc ...

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Three-part film and exhibition series arrives at CCA

Still from the documentary film Into the Island, 2023 © CCA The first chapter of the Canadian Centre for Architecture’s (CCA) new exhibition a ...

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McKinley Studios launches manufactured family homes

Commonplace (Photo courtesy of McKinley Studios)   McKinley Studios has introduced Commonplace, a line of manufactured family homes. The project is ...

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Emergency Renewal: Renew Sinai – Phase 3A Emergency De

PROJECT Renew Sinai – Phase 3A Emergency Department Renovation, Toronto, Ontario ARCHITECT Stantec TEXT Naomi Kriss PHOTOS Tom Arban As my pare ...

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Book Review: Constructing Health

Constructing Health Tye Farrow (University of Toronto Press, 2024) Farrow Partners and Rubinstein Ofer Architects? Helmsley Cancer Centre in Jerusalem ...

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Cool Comfort: Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub, Iqaluit, Nu

PROJECT Inuusirvik Community Wellness Hub ARCHITECTS Lateral Office Inc. (Design Architect); Verne Reimer Architecture Inc. (Prime Consultant) TEXT Ad ...

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Where We Grow Older

Alí Bei, designed by Pau Vidal and Vivas Arquitectos, is one of 20 seniors? apartment buildings funded by the city of Barcelona. Still from Where We ...

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Down by the Riverside: Promenade Samuel-De Champlain, Phase

A sandy beach, swimming area, and splash pad form a popular destination in the new park. Just west of this, the former St-Michel Pier was turned into ...

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Winning Streak: Churchill Meadows Community Centre and Sport

The swimming area enjoys generous natural light from skylights above, and two fully glazed exterior walls. The ceilings are shaped to diffuse light an ...

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Book Review: Designed Landscapes?37 Key Projects

Designed Landscapes: 37 Key Projects By Alan Tate and Marcella Eaton (Routledge, London & New York, 2024)   REVIEW Ron Williams Fresh off the pre ...

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Book Review: Fundamentals of Planning Cities for Healthy Liv

Fundamentals of Planning Cities for Healthy Living  BY Avi Friedman and Alexandra Pollock (Anthem Press, 2024) REVIEW Ian Chodikoff  Avi Friedman ...

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Editorial: Why the Rush"

Photo by Unsplash The slowness of the approvals process has been pegged as a key villain in the goal to increase the supply of housing in Ontario. But ...

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Taking Care Through Design: Galt Health, Cambridge, Ontario

From the waiting area, patients pass through a rounded doorway to access the clinical care rooms. The facility?s waiting area and all of its clinical ...

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Ottawa Architecture Foundation to celebrate official launch

The official launch of the Ottawa Architecture Foundation (OAF) will be taking place next month. The OAF is a public-facing organization that is dedi ...

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Alison Brooks Architects selected for revitalization of Univ

University of Toronto Bissell Building (Photo credit: Ken Jones, University of Toronto) Alison Brooks Architects has announced that the University of ...

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In Memoriam: Raouf Boutros (1947 ? 2024)

LEFT: Les Quatre Arbres project | Photo credit: Odile Hénault | RIGHT: Raouf Boutros | Excerpt from interview on Les Quatre Arbres project, winner of ...

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Introducing the Twenty + Change Curatorial Committee

Top left to right: Heather Dubbeldam, Elsa Lam, Andrew HillBottom left to right: Marie-Chantal Croft, Suzan Fitzgerald, Ben Klumper   The Curator ...

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Deadline extended for Canadian Architect x Twenty + Change:

Architecture credit: Core Sample by North Design Office The final deadline for submissions for the upcoming emerging talent showcase, called New Pers ...

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Reaching for the Sky: Youth Centres for Indigenous Communiti

Haisla kids from soccer field. Haisla Youth Centre and Field House, Kitimaat Village, B.C. by Mackin Architects Ltd. Photo credit: Andrew Latreille Ca ...

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CANstruction Toronto collects 71,000 cans of food to support

Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank will receive 71,000 cans, thanks to donations from the 22nd edition of CANstruction Toronto, a competition whic ...

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Petition started to relaunch competition for National Memori

Team Daoust submission selected by the jury A House of Commons petition has been created in hopes of relaunching the competition to design the Nationa ...

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The Bentway’s 2024 summer programming to include publi

The Bentway recently announced its Summer 2024 season which will feature large-scale parties, community recreation, and free public art presented und ...

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Omar Gandhi Architects launches lighting products

Photo courtesy of Omar Gandhi Architects This March, Omar Gandhi Architects unveiled ELECTRIC, a Toronto installation that launched two new lights ins ...

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1 week left: Canadian Architect x Twenty + Change: New Persp

Architecture credit: The final deadline for submissions for the upcoming emerging talent showcase, called New Perspectives, is May 30, 2024. The showc ...

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Northcrest launches $100K Open Call to activate Downsview Ai

The 600-metre-long taxiway. Photo courtesy of Northcrest Developments   Northcrest Developments, the lead developer reimagining the 370-acre Downsv ...

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Smith + Andersen host eighth annual charity rock concert

Eco Jam (Photo courtesy of Smith + Andersen) Engineering firm Smith + Andersen?s ?Eco Jam? charity rock concert recently returned for its eighth editi ...

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Anik Shooner named to the Order of Montréal

Photo courtesy of Kollectif Anik Shooner is among the individuals that the Executive Committee of the Ville de Montréal will name to the Order of Mon ...

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Get inspired to submit to Canadian Architect x Twenty + Chan

Canadian Architect is collaborating with Twenty + Change to showcase emerging architecture practices in our October 2024 issue. Canadian architect ...

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Toronto Society of Architects Brings Back Three Events for D

TSA Tour – Village – Photo by Joel Leon (DOT2024) The Toronto Society of Architects (TSA) has announced the return of their three popula ...

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Canada Council announces Prix de Rome and J.B.C. Watkins Awa

The Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) recently announced the recipients for the Prix de Rome in Architecture ? Professional; Prix de Rome in Architect ...

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Living Room Collective to represent Canada at 2025 Venice Ar

Photos: Canada Council for the Arts The Canada Council for the Arts has announced that the Living Room Collective will represent Canada at the 19th I ...

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Early Bird Deadline Approaching for Canadian Architect x Twe

Architecture credit: Fiskaoist by Work/Shop Submissions for the upcoming emerging talent showcase, called New Perspectives, are officially open with ...

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Urbanarium announces winners of Decoding Density

1st Place (tied) + Planners Prize Winner: $20,000 prizeTowerhouse by Studio Oh Song | New York, United StatesTeam members: Ericka Song, Justin Oh Urba ...

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MSDL Architectes Names Two New Partners

Alexandre Cassiani et François St-Hilaire, Architects, PartnersPhoto credit: Martine Doucet Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes (MSDL Ar ...

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18 applications received for Lachine Canal 4.0 project

Photo credit: Le Canal de Lachine 4.0 A total of 18 applications were received after the City of Montréal announced it was seeking the services of th ...

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Diamond Schmitt to Design TMU School of Medicine Building

Rendering by PLAY-TIME, Courtesy of Diamond Schmitt Diamond Schmitt has been selected as the primary consultant to design and plan Toronto Metropolita ...

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2024 RAIC Emerging Architectural Practice Award: Peter Brait

WINNER OF THE 2024 RAIC EMERGING ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE AWARD The front elevation of The Sandbox, a home in Bathurst, New Brunswick, appears as a simp ...

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2024 RAIC Advocate for Architecture Award: BEAT

Winner of the 2024 RAIC Advocate for Architecture Award Current and recent BEAT executive and advisory committee members include Dimitra Papantonis, K ...

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Editorial: Taking the Podium

Editor Elsa Lam was part of the OAA Design Excellence jury, which convened for in-person deliberations at the OAA Headquarters this spring. Photo OAA ...

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2024 RAIC Architectural Journalism and Media Award: Jim Tagg

Winner of a 2024 RAIC Architectural Journalism and Media Award Jim Taggert Jim Taggart left architectural practice in 1993 to pursue parallel interest ...

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2024 RAIC Architectural Practice Award: Dubbeldam Architectu

WINNER OF THE 2024 RAIC ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE AWARD Dubbeldam?s office is located in a building on Toronto?s St. Clair West owned and renovated by th ...

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Book Review: 100 Women?Architects in Practice

100 Women: Architects in Practice By Harriet Harriss, Naomi House, Monika Parrinder, and Tom Ravenscroft (RIBA Publishing, 2024) This sampling of work ...

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2024 RAIC International Prize: Ng? Aho

Welcoming ceremony, Ng? Aho International Indigenous Design Forum, NZ, 2018. The RAIC International Prize was established in 2013, and was originally ...

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Book Review: As It Is?A Precarious Moment in the Life of Ont

Over 100 black-and-white photos document the current state of Ontario Place?s buildings by Eberhard Zeidler and landscape by Michael Hough. Photo by S ...

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2024 RAIC Research & Innovation Award: Patkau Design La

WINNER OF THE 2024 RAIC RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AWARD The Temple of Light in Kootenay Bay, BC, was the first large-scale realization of a prototype by ...

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Sculptors recapture ghostly faces from Centre Block?s past

In February 2019, the Senate and House of Commons moved to temporary locations while Parliament?s Centre Block, their permanent home, is rehabilit ...

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2024 RAIC Architectural Journalism and Media Award: The Edit

Winner of a 2024 RAIC Architectural Journalism and Media Award Kathleen Fu?s cover artwork, developed as part of her work with the University of Water ...

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Remembering Radoslav Zuk, 1931-2024

Radoslav Zuk in his office. Photo by Manon Paquet It is with sadness that we announce the death on February 25, 2024, of our colleague Emeritus Profes ...

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Book Review: Platform.Middle?Architecture for Housing the 99

Platform.Middle?Architecture for Housing the 99% By 5468796 Architecture (Arquine, 2024)   5468796 Architecture Winnipeg architecture firm 5468796 ...

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2024 RAIC Gold Medal: Justice Murray Sinclair

Justice Murray Sinclair is the winner of this year?s RAIC Gold Medal. Photo courtesy Sinclair Family Born and raised on the former St. Peters Indian R ...